Variety 101

 Obverse 1: Medium Date, Upward Slope

Reverse A: Medium S, [mm Rt,C,TR4]


Obverse 1                                               Reverse A


Obverse Diagnostic Point(s)                 Reverse Diagnostic Point(s)


Comments: On Obverse 1, the date digits slope upward. A defect connects the ball of the 5 digit with the upright. There are die chips around Stars 3 through 6 and Stars 12 and 13. Within Liberty's gown folds, the obverse die shows minor rust damage. On Reverse A, the Medium S mintmark tilts right 4 degrees. There is a faint die crack through the tops of STA(TES).

Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, PCGS AU55 - Ex. Cook

1858-S Varieties 101, 102, 103

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